03 August 2020The Executive had a number of concerns regarding the published Guidance on schools reopeni ...
09 June 2020Advice on priorities for teachers and other school staff: June 2020 ,
A comprehensive report of recent Scottish Government announcements and publications.
The full results of a major survey, carried out by the EIS, have highlighted the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and warned of challenges that must be overcome for schools to re-open.
The EIS is currently analysing the full results from the survey, including the tens of thousands of additional comments that were left by school sector members...
John Swinney Response to BIGTU
The General Secretaries of 10 teacher trade unions across the UK and Ireland have written to the Education Ministers in all 5 jurisdictions urging "significant caution in any consideration of reopening schools."
The Scottish Government has produced supplementary guidance for education and childcare settings on implementing physical distancing and the use of PPE during the COVID-19 outbreak.
This directory sets out the key EIS resources to advise and support members during the current lockdown caused by Covid-19.
This advice is intended to support members during the current period of school closure in relation to planned report writing that may have been planned for Term 4.
SNCT Joint Secretaries 20-78 The SNCT details regarding how the issue of payment for supply teachers should be administered in all Councils
This communication is specifically for members working in independent schools and third sector establishments, including those who are part of the new EIS-NEU joint membership platform.
Following yesterday's update the SNCT (Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers) Circular referred to has now been agreed.
EIS local association secretaries and members have contacted the Employment Relations Department raising concerns about the potential risks to pupils, students, staff and parents or carers during the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Some revisions have been made to the Scottish Government guidance on schools reopening, mainly around testing protocols...
The EIS has made a submission to the Mark Priestley led review of the exam diet 2020...